HR444 is a variable hypergiant star in the constellation of Cetus.
HR444 visual magnitude is 6.59. Because of its reltive faintness, HR444 should be visible only from locations with dark skyes, while it is not visible at all from skyes affected by light pollution.
The table below summarizes the key facts about HR444:
Celestial coordinates and finder chart of HR444
HR444 is situated close to the celestial equator, as such, it is at least partly visible from both hemispheres in certain times of the year. Celestial coordinates for the J2000 equinox as well as galactic coordinates of HR444 are provided in the following table:
The simplified sky map below shows the position of HR444 in the sky:
Visibility of HR444 from your location
Digitized Sky Survey image of HR444
The image below is a photograph of HR444 from the Digitized Sky Survey 2 (DSS2 - see the credits section) taken in the red channel. The area of sky represented in the image is 0.5x0.5 degrees (30x30 arcmins). The proper motion of HR444 is 0.029 arcsec per year in Right Ascension and 0.003 arcsec per year in Declination and the associated displacement for the next 10000 years is represented with the red arrow.
Distance of HR444 from the Sun and relative movement
HR444 is distant 404.47 light years from the Sun and it is moving far from the Sun at the speed of 10 kilometers per second.
Spectral properties of HR444
HR444 belongs to spectral class A0 and has a luminosity class of III corresponding to a hypergiant star.
The red dot in the diagram below shows where HR444 is situated in the Hertzsprung–Russell diagram.